This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 11 SW NEWSHAM VILLAGE STREET (south side)
2/107 Market cross and stocks
Cross and stocks. C16 cross restored 1828 and 1935, stocks 1828. Ashlar sandstone cross. Wrought-iron stocks. Cross: 3 square steps supporting octagonal base, with monolithic tapering shaft and C20 cap inscribed "RSTD 1828 1935". Metal spike on top, braced in position by 4 brackets.
Immediately to east, pink granite boulder on the top of which are wrought- iron shackles, with hinge and lock, incorporating 3 larger holes and one smaller hole. Newsham had an important market in Tudor and Stuart times. T Bulmer, History, Topography and Directory of North Yorkshire, (1890), p 468: "Near the end of the street is an old stone cross, which was repaired by subscription in 1828; at the same time, the old wooden stocks, which stood close by, were replaced by iron ones; and this obsolete instrument of correction is still in good preservation".
Listing NGR: NZ1058810012
© Mr Alan Bradley. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Bradley, Alan
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Ashlar, Sandstone, Wrought Iron, Medieval Cross, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Elizabethan Stocks, Civil, Punishment Place, Legal Site